Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 spreads more indoors at low humidity

The airborne transmission of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 via aerosol particles in indoor environment seems to be strongly influenced by relative humidity. This is the conclusion drawn by researchers from the Leibniz Institute ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indoor precautions essential to stem airborne COVID-19

World-leading air quality and health expert QUT Professor Lidia Morawska and Professor Junji Cao from Chinese Academy of Sciences in an article in Environment International published this week called on health bodies to initiate ...

Health

A dust-up: Microbes interact with harmful chemicals in dust

The dust that settles throughout our homes and offices almost always contains bits of chemicals that can cause problems for the human endocrine system, scientists say. But a new study indicates that the microbes we track ...

Health

Chemicals in household dust may promote fat cell development

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals present in household dust promote the development of fat cells in a cell model and could contribute to increased growth in children relative to their age, according to research to be presented ...

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